QO Amsterdam Ambassador Favorites

Out and about in Amsterdam – November

Our Amsterdam Ambassadors like to share their love and knowledge of the city with you. Offering you insights in things to do, places to visit and people to meet.

We take great pride in curating a list of events each month. When cultivating our list of “Amsterdam Favorites for the Month” we are always on the lookout for that off the beaten track, which in turn opens up a different and inspirational side of Amsterdam to you.

Therefore we connect you to the city and help shape your experience.

Winter season is coming! The days are shorter and the nights longer. We made sure to give you something to enjoy regardless of the time of day.

1 night 57 museums

Museumnacht is that one night in Amsterdam where all museums open their doors and offer an alternative programming. From talks to workshops, music to dancing it’s all about making the museums more attractive for the ‘younger’ generation. Fortunately enough everybody’s welcome and everybody can enjoy the art and the various programming on offer.

Museumnacht

Date: 2 November

Venue: Various venues

Location: Various locations

Admission: 22,50

Flamboyantes! Attention!

You can schedule this one in: every first Friday of the month! Don’t overthink it too much as there will certainly be something to your liking. Westerfete is a celebration by the 14 main locales at Westergasfabriek. So there will be wining and dining, dancing and romancing and seeing and be seen. A small party during dark winter times with culinary, creative, musical and dancing vibes.

WesterFête is an initiative by Westergas, Brouwerij Troost, Media Café, Rainarai, Westergasterras, TonTon Club, Tony’s Chocolonely, Pacific, Bar Kantoor | Conscious Hotel, Radio Radio, Mossel & Gin.

WesterFete

Date: Every first Friday of the month

Venue: Westergasterrein

Location: Westergasfabriek

Admission: Free admission

The new wave in jazz

The name says enough: Super-Sonic Jazz Festival. Jazz music playing for 5 days long at 3 different locations in Amsterdam, bringing jazz music to the next level with blends of hiphop, soul and electric music. So for all jazz aficionados this is a must event. And most likely you’ll bump into us as we will visit ourselves.

Check out their playlist.

Super-Sonic Jazz Festival

Date: 12 – 17 November

Venue: multiple venues

Location: multiple locations

Admission: from 17 – 33 euro (day tickets)

Showcasing documentaries

The biggest documentary filmfestival is a must visit. For everyone with a minimal interest in films both their form and the context IDFA offers a unique view of the world.  Audiences will be taken to both the poorest and richest places in the world, sometimes in a poetic manner, sometimes with a powerful statement.

Get yourself ready to binge watch more than 300 documentaries from all over the world.

IDFA 2019

Date: 20 November – 1 December

Venue: various

Location: various

Admission: 11,50 euro

The end of year show

Amsterdam is already pretty but, with the lights on at night it becomes magical. That is what the annual Amsterdam Light Festival is all about, bringing most thrilling and exciting exhibitions of light art installations throughout the city and along the world famous canals.

For this year the Light Festival is about disruption. Not in a dangerous or chaotic way, but in a positive way. Artists from home and abroad give their interpretation of disruption and use light in a unique way to make this happen.

Amsterdam Light Festival

Date: 28 November – 19 January 2020

Venue: Various

Location: Amsterdam City Centre

Admission: Free (or you can book a guided tour)

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